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Lyne Renée (real name Line Van Wambeke, born 17 May 1979) is a Belgian actress.

Lyne Renée
Line Van Wambeke

(1979-05-17) 17 May 1979 (age 40)

She graduated from the Studio Herman Teirlick in Antwerp, Belgium. From 2003 to 2005 she appeared as stage actress in Belgian theaters.[1] After she starred in the Belgian TV series Kinderen van Dewindt and the Dutch movie Ober by Alex van Warmerdam. In 2006 she moved to Los Angeles[2] and appeared in the movies The Box Collector (2008) and The Hessen Affair (2009). The latter is a film noir the plot of which takes place in the US-occupied Germany right after the end of World War II. In it Renée plays a femme fatale, who is the driving force behind a jewelry heist.

In 2011 she moved to London, where she starred in The River Line at the Jermyn Street Theatre. She also appeared in the TV series Strike Back and Parade's End.[2][3]

In 2016, she had a recurring role on the ABC series Of Kings and Prophets as the Witch of Endor, appeared in the miniseries Madoff as Catherine Hooper, fiancée of Andrew Madoff,[4] and had a role in the thriller Split.

In 2017 she appeared in the second season of the PBS series Mercy Street[5] as well as the film The Hippopotamus.[6]



Year Title Role Notes
2006 Ober Stella
2008 Love At First Kill Marie
2009 The Hessen Affair Lt. Kathleen Nash
2014 Commander Cowgirl Short film
2014 Here Lies Petra
2016 AG The Marks We Bear Christine Dumont Short film
2016 Split Academic Moderator
2017 The Hippopotamus Valerie
2017 The Meyerowitz Stories European Woman
2020 The Gentlemen Jackie Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2010 Kinderen van Dewindt Tinne Van Wesemael 12 episodes
2012 Parade's End Marie-Léonie 2 episodes
2012 - 2013 Strike Back Rebecca Recurring (4 episodes)
2014 Banshee Young Housewife Episode: "The Truth About Unicorns"
2016 Madoff Catherine Hooper
2016 Of Kings and Prophets The Witch of Endor Recurring (4 episodes)
2016 Madam Secretary Cecile Recurring (2 episodes)
2017 Mercy Street Lisette Beaufort Recurring (3 episodes)
2018 Deep State Anna Easton


  1. ^ "KSP - Personen - Line Van Wambeke".
  2. ^ a b Joeri Vlemings: Vlaamse Lyne Renée kaapt hoofdrol in topreeks weg at on 2012-3-8
  3. ^ The River Line - review at on 2011-10-7
  4. ^ Petski, Denise (8 June 2015). "Blythe Danner & Lyne Renee Join ABC's 'Madoff' Miniseries; Michael Esper In NBC's 'Shades Of Blue'".
  5. ^ "Season 2 Behind the Scenes: Taking a Behind the Scenes Walk on Set - Mercy Street Revealed". Season 2 Behind the Scenes: Taking a Behind the Scenes Walk on Set - Mercy Street Revealed.
  6. ^ Film, British Council. "British Council Film: The Hippopotamus".

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